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Cashiers Community Fund (CCF) Grant

Grants to Cashiers Area, North Carolina Nonprofits
and Public Agencies for Community Development

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) - Cashiers Community Fund (CCF)

Deadline Date:

07/03/17 5:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to greater Cashiers area, North Carolina nonprofit organizations and public agencies for projects that improve the quality of life in the community. Funding will be provided for programmatic needs, capital campaigns, and operating expenses.

Priority will be given to requests that exhibit the greatest community benefit, including requests addressing education, early childhood development, health and wellness, assisting people in need, community or economic development through the arts, culture and natural resources, and/or the environment.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158494

Estimated Size of Grant:

CCF provides grants between $2,500 and $10,000 to eligible nonprofits. At its discretion, the Cashiers Community Fund Advisory Board may also consider grant requests for greater or lesser amounts.

Term of Contract:

Projects should be completed within one year of receipt of grant funds. Use of awarded CCF grant funds may begin on or after September 1.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Tax-exempt organizations described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and governmental entities are eligible to apply for these grants.

Applicants must be located in or serving the greater Cashiers community.

The following are not eligible:

- Scholarships or direct support of individuals, including one-time emergency assistance
- Sectarian religious purposes
- Partisan political purposes
- Endowment, deficit funding or debt retirement

Pre-Application Information:

Foundant has created a five-minute tutorial for applicants that may be viewed here: It is highly recommended that all applicants review this video before beginning a new application.

Applicants must submit a complete application using the online Foundant system by 5 p.m. on July 3, 2017. All applicants will receive an email notification of the receipt of their application.

Funding decisions will be completed, grant awards announced, and funds distributed by the end of August. Use of awarded CCF grant funds may begin on or after September 1.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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For assistance with the online application or questions regarding the grant program guidelines, please contact Tara Scholtz, Senior Program Officer, at or 828-367-9913.

For technical assistance with the online grant system, please contact Diane Crisp, Grants Manager, at or 828-367-9904.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Greater Cashiers Area